Lambing has started again on the farm. As I write this post Storm Dennis is starting to show his cards and it is looking likely that he will make Ciara (from last weekend) look mild. I took a step back from the sheep this year to concentrate on other projects (doing everything is impossible and … Continue reading Chat from the Shed
Hello again everyone. This is my first post in over a month but it's good to be back. I escaped the country for some winter sun in January (more on this later) and in the usual way when you go away there are a million and one things to catch up with when you return. … Continue reading Catch up post
Firstly, happy new year and I hope you have had a good festive break (if you are fortunate enough to be able to take time off over the Christmas/New Year period). My good intentions to post every Friday on this blog have started well, although it won't last for long as I will be away … Continue reading When to act on climate change?
Earlier this year the group Culture Declares Emergency invited the British public to put pen to paper and write a letter to the Earth. The invitation was open to all - to think beyond the human narrative and bear witness to the scale of the climate crisis. Over 1000 people wrote letters of love, grief, … Continue reading Book Review – Letters to the Earth – introduced by Emma Thompson
On Wednesday I will be leaving Essex on a week long podcast road trip to the Cotswolds/Welsh borders and then north Wales to record around a dozen new episodes for Meet the Farmers. I am really looking forward to speaking to all of the farmers along the way, including Rob Havard in Worcestershire, Ally Hunter … Continue reading Our Planet, Our Farmers